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Virginia Tech Transportation Institute

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Automated Vehicles Symposium

July 15-18, 2019

Pavement Evaluation 2019

September 17-20, 2019

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The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) frequently seeks volunteers to participate in its studies. Volunteers are selected based on whether they meet the requirements for the objectives specific to the study. Licensed drivers, 18 and older, and all levels of experience are needed for research studies.

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VTTI in the News

VTTI's autonomous shuttle

Virginia Tech Transportation Institute to conduct research project in Phase I of VTCRC

VTTI is installing LED luminaires on light poles in several parking lots in the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center for a study on Next Generation Lighting Systems.

A photo from a Pierce Transit demo

National study evaluates collision avoidance technology for transit buses, seeks to improve pedestrian, rider, bus operator safety

An innovative Pedestrian Avoidance Safety System is being tested at VTTI. If successful, the technology could be implemented in transit fleets across the nation.

Pictured from left to right: (back row) Luke Riexinger, Richard Greatbatch, Adam Novotny, Eric Bloomquist, and Zachary Doerzaph; (front row) Samantha Haus, Alexis Basantis, and Alexandria Rossi-Alvarez.

Students win international vehicle safety design competition

A group of VT engineering graduate students won the international championship for the 2019 Collegiate Student Safety Technology Design Competition (SSTDC), hosted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in the Netherlands, June 10-13.


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